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  • Main image of coverstory: The Expat Show is Coming Back Very Soon!
  • The Expat Show is Coming Back Very Soon!


    For the 12th consecutive year, the Expat Show Shanghai is back for the delight of families. Expatriates or locals, the Expat Show Shanghai will meet all your daily needs.
  • Main image of coverstory: On this Harvest Moon: The Mid-Autumn Festival
  • On this Harvest Moon: The Mid-Autumn Festival


    This year the Mid-Autumn Festival, or Moon Festival, falls on September 13th. This is the 2nd most important festival in China, after the Chinese New Year/Spring Festival blow out extravaganza. The Mid-Autumn Festival is a harvest festival that coincides with the autumnal equinox and marks the end of the summer harvest season, and its date varies from year to year because the Chinese can’t seem to let go of the Lunar Calendar. Of course, they’ve seen silverware too, but Jerry Seinfeld already did that bit.
  • Main image of coverstory: 2019 Qiantang River Tidal Bore and Surfing Competition
  • 2019 Qiantang River Tidal Bore and Surfing Competition


    Qiantang River tidal bore is one the largest tidal bores in the world which reaches the most spectacular on the eighteenth day of the eight month on Chinese lunar calendar. To watch the 9-meter tidal waves, you can choose the best locations in Haining city, about 50 kilometers from Hangzhou.
  • Main image of coverstory: HIS Welcome Back BBQ Party, A Great Event For The HIS Community!
  • HIS Welcome Back BBQ Party, A Great Event For The HIS Community!


    On Saturday, September 7th, 2019, Hangzhou International School held their Annual Welcome Back Barbecue and once again gathered the HIS community, parents, students and teachers, they had an opportunity to welcome the new families and to catch up with the old friends while enjoying themselves, the tasty food, and the activities provided.
  • Main image of coverstory: Hello, Hangzhou! Epermarket is Now Delivering 7x a Week!
  • Hello, Hangzhou! Epermarket is Now Delivering 7x a Week!


    Looking for fresh and imported products from a source you can trust? Why not take advantage of Epermarket’s new and improved delivery service (now upgraded from 3 days to 7 days a week)? When ordering online, you can pick all the high-quality items you love and have them delivered to your door at on a day that suits you!
  • Main image of coverstory: Starting Your Learning Journey at Wellington
  • Starting Your Learning Journey at Wellington


    The start of the new school year in an international school is always a moment of great anticipation and excitement. Whether your child is joining a new school, or they have returned after a fun-filled summer, this is a very special moment for them. Here at Wellington College International Hangzhou, many activities and events were held over the past weeks that helped our new community members smoothly transition into their new lives in Hangzhou, and to feel the community spirit that Hangzhou has to offer.
  • Main image of coverstory: North Jianguo Road Collapsed! Gas Leak! ! !
  • North Jianguo Road Collapsed! Gas Leak! ! !


    At about 11am today, the road surface collapsed near the intersection of North Jianguo Road and Tiyuchang Road. The preliminary judgment from Hangzhou Gas Company: the gas pipe was broke due to the collapse of the road.
  • Main image of coverstory: Back to School with Sam's Club
  • Back to School with Sam's Club


    Dreading the morning traffic? Always in a rush dropping your kids off to school before work? No Worries! We have you covered.
  • Main image of coverstory: Friday Round-up: Wenchuan Floods, Exotic Pets & Other News
  • Friday Round-up: Wenchuan Floods, Exotic Pets & Other News


    Wenchuan Dam at Risk of Breaking Due to Heavy Rains A dam in Wenchuan, in Aba Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture, Sichuan province, is at risk of breaking due to heavy rains, the Ministry of Water Resources warned on Thursday.
  • Main image of coverstory: National Rollout of Burger King's Impossible Whopper
  • National Rollout of Burger King's Impossible Whopper


    The Impossible Burger patty in a Burger King Whopper is the biggest bang so far in the galaxy of plant-based meats, and now that bang is even bigger: The Impossible Whopper goes nationwide at all 7,200 Burger King locations in the US on Aug. 8. After a successful test in St. Louis, which is battleground over the definition of "meat", the Impossible Whopper spread to San Francisco, Las Vegas, Miami and other cities, but national rollout has always been the benchmark of a new era in fast food.
  • Main image of coverstory: HIS Celebrated with a Groundbreaking Ceremony at its new site
  • HIS Celebrated with a Groundbreaking Ceremony at its new site


    At the auspicious time and date of 10:08am, August 8th, Hangzhou International School (HIS) celebrated with a Groundbreaking Ceremony at its new site on Huxi Road (close to Yingcui Road). Students, Parents, Faculty, Board Members of the HIS Community attended along with a number of VIP guests, including Deputy Secretary General Of Hangzhou Mulnicipal Government, Mr. Cheng Hua Min, Deputy Secretary of Hangzhou Education Bureau, Ms. Zheng Li Min, Deputy Chief of Hangzhou Education Bureau, Mr. Mao Wei Min, Chief of Binjiang District, Mr. Li Zhi Long, etc.
  • Main image of coverstory: New 2,000km Highway Through Russia Will Connect China to Europe
  • New 2,000km Highway Through Russia Will Connect China to Europe


    The missing link of the “New Silk Highway” is set to finally be completed. Construction has begun on a new highway that will stretch from Russia’s border with Kazakhstan to Belarus, serving as a critical part of the China-Western Europe transport corridor—an infrastructure mega-project that has been described as the “construction of the century.”
  • Main image of coverstory: Do You Know How Much Urine is in the Swimming Pools?
  • Do You Know How Much Urine is in the Swimming Pools?


    The weather is getting hotter and hotter, what beats escaping the summer heat with a refreshing splash in the pool? But have you ever thought of a question: How much urine is there in the pool? Let’s talk about that today.
  • Main image of coverstory: A Nearby Summer Escaping Plan
  • A Nearby Summer Escaping Plan


    The city has been rainy and wet for a month, and you wonder when is this going to end. When the rain stops, it’s time for the heat, and voilà, summer is here. It gets hot and humid in Hangzhou, but there are places nearby you can go to enjoy a cooler environment. These include the islands, mountains, lakes and rivers in or near Hangzhou, and the local water parks.
  • Main image of coverstory: Your Latest Bus Guide to Xiaoshan & Pudong Airports
  • Your Latest Bus Guide to Xiaoshan & Pudong Airports


    Starting from June 21st, the Yellow Dragon Stadium Station will no longer operate. There will be two locations where you can get a bus to Shanghai Pudong Airport. The journey takes about 3.5 hours and the ticket cost is 120RMB.
  • Main image of coverstory: China is Getting Serious about Waste Classification
  • China is Getting Serious about Waste Classification


    China has been making efforts on waste sorting or waste recycling for decades, but there are still many problems yet to be solved. Eight cities including Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing and Hangzhou were considered national pilot cities for garbage sorting in 1998. Twenty years on, their efforts have not achieved the desired results. According to the People's Daily, the failure of garbage classification was due to three reasons: a lack of awareness from residents, misconduct from garbage workers and insufficient financial support.
  • Main image of coverstory: Top 12 Great Summer Cocktails to Make at Home
  • Top 12 Great Summer Cocktails to Make at Home


    The summer has finally hit us, and what beats a cold refreshing drink after work? We are going to teach you to make a few great cocktails. They are easy to do, and you can make them for your weekend home party, or to just please yourself after work. They are refreshing, tasty, and more important, they are easy to make. Everyone can be a bartender now.
  • Main image of coverstory: 5G is Coming, To Use or Not to Use?
  • 5G is Coming, To Use or Not to Use?


    The remarkable growth of China’s technology and innovation in the international stage has demonstrated the country’s determination to become a global leader in the digital space. Mobile technology, as an innovation enabler, has become a focused area China hopes to command, particularly after its diversion from the global norms in the 3G and 4G era. Committing early in the standardization process will give China an edge to influence internationally and generate notable economic impact domestically.
  • Main image of coverstory: The Dragon Boat Festival Has Nothing to do With Dragons
  • The Dragon Boat Festival Has Nothing to do With Dragons


    The Dragon Boat Festival, also often known as Duanwu Festival, is a traditional holiday originating in China, occurring near the summer solstice. It is also known as Zhongxiao Festival (Chinese: 忠孝節; pinyin: Zhōngxiàojié), commemorating fealty and filial piety. The festival now occurs on the 5th day of the 5th month of Chinese lunisolar calendar, which is the source of the festival's alternative name, the Double Fifth Festival. It’s famous for the races held on that day in traditional paddled long boats, each ornamented with a dragon’s head at the prow.
  • Main image of coverstory: Jennifer’s Enchanting Rose Garden
  • Jennifer’s Enchanting Rose Garden


    Imagine a garden where roses stretch out before you in a sea as far as the eye can see, carved out from a backdrop of tea fields and bamboo groves, the heavenly, sweet scent of roses enveloping you in a fragrant cloud. Imagine going back to simpler times when you can fall asleep looking up at a sky full of stars and wake up at daybreak to the melodious cacophony of lively roosters. An enchanting place where friendly dogs roam around freely, joined at times by a stoic horse, fluffy llama and a preening white peacock. Fortunately, there’s no need to stay in the realm of imagination, the dream has been brought to life at Jennifer Ji’s Seasons Rose Garden in Daixi (埭溪), less than 45 minutes from Hangzhou.
  • Main image of coverstory: Great Places for Spring Getaways Around Hangzhou
  • Great Places for Spring Getaways Around Hangzhou


    The dreary months of rain may have you hankering for a vacation, and spring is the perfect time to take a quick weekend getaway. Whether you’re looking for the bustle of a city or the calm of the countryside, there are plenty of easy weekend trips that will feel like a much-needed escape.
  • Main image of coverstory: What To Do For Chinese Lantern Festival
  • What To Do For Chinese Lantern Festival


    Lantern Festival marks the last day of the Spring Festival and officially ends the Chinese New Year celebrations. This fun festival is mostly celebrated at nighttime to see the colorful lanterns flying high in the dark sky. In addition to seeing the lanterns flying, during this festival, families gather to attend four other major activities on this special day.
  • Main image of coverstory: Post-Holiday Weight Loss Plan
  • Post-Holiday Weight Loss Plan


    If you gained a few pounds over the holidays, you’re not alone. The good news for seniors looking to get back on track is you can bring about weight loss by cutting 500 calories daily from your diet. That’s the equivalent of one bagel with cream cheese. The bad news, according to a report in the New England Journal of Medicine, is most people don’t lose the one to five pounds they gained during the Christmas and Chinese New Year’s season. Aim to follow these suggestions on this list over the course of a week, and you'll be well on your way to reclaiming your waistline before you've even had a chance to pack up the holiday decorations.
  • Main image of coverstory: Your Fortune in the Year of Pig
  • Your Fortune in the Year of Pig


    2019 is a Year of the Pig according to the Chinese zodiac, and it's an Earth Pig year. Years of the Pig include 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, and 2031. In Chinese astrology, each year belongs to a Chinese zodiac animal according to the 12-year cycle.

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